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08-13-2008, 02:45 PM #1Former Member
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Two legendary cold-case detectives in Texas give their views on Anthony case.
Don't know if this has been posted anywhere.
These two detectives have an outstanding record of cracking cold cases and getting perps to confess.
Below are some snippets from this very long piece:
Q: What does Casey Anthony's behavior suggest to you?
A: Casey Anthony’s completely cold, matter-of-way she discusses her missing baby girl is a disturbing clue not just to any homicide detective but to any normal person. In our experience, this can only mean two things. She is extremely mentally ill, which we do not believe is the case, or she is responsible for what happened to her daughter.
We’ve interviewed parents who killed their kids, and we’ve interviewed parents whose kids were actually kidnapped. There is a huge difference. The killer parents speak cold, calmly, matter-of-factly and are worried more about themselves more than their children. That fits Casey. The only time we've seen her cry is for herself at her bond hearing (shown right). If killer parents do appear upset, you can tell the emotions are not sincere, but in this case Casey isn’t even faking concern. Her hateful phone calls from jail with friends and family highlight her selfishness. She never once during the 13-minute phone call expresses concern for her Caylee—only anger that she had been arrested.
Q: What's it going to take to crack this case?
A: We are confident the detectives in Orlando will solve this case and determine what happened to Casey. If we were questioning Casey Anthony, we would try to keep her talking about anything. She’s defensive. She has been watching the news and she knows the nation believes she is guilty. A strong-arm approach with her would shut her down and make her more defensive.
The public might not understand this but we would approach Casey in a friendly, "we want to help you" manner. It takes incredible patience with lying suspects like Casey. The first thing you need to do in an interview is establish rapport. Confrontational methods rarely work. The key reason we’ve successfully secured so many confessions is extreme patience.
A homicide detective always does a background on the family. Casey’s mother’s behavior alone sets off big warning bells (pictured below smiling and running from media after visiting daughter in jail last week). She goes onto news programs and thinks she can use the public’s airwaves how she sees fit. She shows arrogance and refuses to answer questions about her own daughter’s involvement.
We believe Casey is not a real mother. There are evil people out there and they do evil things—things that are unimaginable to most normal people. We believe the investigators will prove Casey Anthony is a beautiful, sociopathic monster.
MUCH MUCH MORE AT LINK. VERY INFORMATIVE.
OH! And be sure to read comments below the article!
Here's one from one of the Dets:
Detective Roger Wedgeworth said...
Thanks to all of you who took the time to read our thoughts on the Casey Anthony Case. After watching some of the latest developments, I have a few more thoughts I wanted to add.
Casey has had plenty of time to give self-serving information in order to help herself. Since we can't see the casefile that is being compiled, I can only assume she has not given any information that would lead to the child. This makes me believe even more she has murdered the child and disposed of the body.
In cases like this during the initial interview with the suspect, you would attempt to play on her emotions as a mother...detailing how this baby deserves to be found and given a proper funeral. The problem with that is this mother never bonded with the child and emotionally could care less. As proven by her words and behavior, she is only concerned with her own situation. The question NOW...how would you attack Casey mentally.
At this point the chances of getting a confession are pretty slim. My main goal would be to amass as much information as I could to pin her down on her story. I would drag every bit of information I could about...
1. Who was she with during the time that the child was last seen and the time the child was reported missing?
2. What was going on during that period of time?
3. When did everything take place?
The timeline has been too big. If recent reporting by Greta Van Susteren & her show are correct...the timeline is tightening. The grandfather says he saw Casey and Caley leave with their backbacks on June 16th. A source told Greta's show, that on June 17th Casey's cell phone records show a flurry of calls--repeated calls to family members. None of the calls were ever answered. The neighbor says soon after that Casey borrowed the shovel and backed into the driveway (he remembered seeing her back into the driveway because that was odd--she always pulled into the driveway)
Then around June 22nd, Casey's father says his gas cans were stolen and later he found the stolen gas cans in the trunk of the car Casey had been driving (he told Greta she had tried to keep him from getting into her trunk).
Finally, in July Cindy Anthony finds her daughter Casey and realizes her granddaughter is missing and calls 9-1-1.
Back to the Casey interrogation...as long as she would talk, we would listen and document every lie she told us. Everything she said would be followed up on and would later be used in court. It would be tough to build a murder case against her but not impossible. I believe there is enough circumstantial evidence to get close.
You can see the pieces starting to come together and reveal a horrific picture of what happened to little Caylee.
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08-13-2008, 03:04 PM #5
That article gives me hope that LE WILL figure this case out. Thanks for posting it.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Praying everyday for sweet Caylee...
08-13-2008, 03:28 PM #6
Great article! Thanks for posting this....
I'm with SmileyAmy, this gives me hope that we will know what happened one day!
WHERE IS CAYLEE???
08-13-2008, 04:22 PM #7Registered User
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Thank you for posting this! I've been looking for qualified, experienced opinion on this case to help me understand and this was just what I needed!
I, like many others, am spent emotionally. And as of this moment, I am DONE!
I can now get back to work, socializing, Scrubs and Family Guy! Oh, and RE-DELETE FOXNEWS from my remote channel setup! Yuck!
Best to all!
08-13-2008, 04:38 PM #8Inactive
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Fascinating article...TY QA
08-13-2008, 04:51 PM #9Former Member
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08-13-2008, 04:54 PM #10
From WTFV channel 9 News:
"The Anthonys said Monday they've been getting threatening phone calls and emails and, even though they said they believe a possible threat and danger to the family is keeping Casey from telling what she knows about where Caylee is, they said they're just getting rid of the threats and not reporting them to investigators."
I've grown tired of this case and believe the Anthony's ALL OF THEM, belong behind bars, including the father and brother. I see this case nothing more then a manipulation on behalf of the Anthony's who have drug us all into their dsyfuntional world.
08-13-2008, 08:40 PM #11
I'm just assuming, but from the wording "beautiful sociopathic monsther" makes me think the Texas cold case detective may believe this was premeditated.
08-13-2008, 11:49 PM #12Registered User
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I believe the same as these detectives do...it sounds like Casey began obsessing about LIFE WITH TONY...sadly this life did not include Caylee. Caylee was a stumbling block in what Casey wanted...Casey doesn't have the feelings of a true mother....like these guys said..she never bonded with her child...otherwise she could have never hurt her..let alone kill her...jmo.
I pray every night that the police will find Caylee...Caylee did nothing to deserve to be where she is at now.
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08-14-2008, 12:30 AM #15
The sad part about the whole thing is that Casey could have left Caylee with Cindy and George.
Granted they are as dysfunctional as the next family, but Caylee seemed loved by her grandparents.JMO, IMOO, JMHO
"Caylee's either coming home, or she's already gone home." (Richard Grund)
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